The Expert-Executive Nexus in the EU: An Introduction

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The Expert-Executive Nexus in the EU: An Introduction


  • Åse Gornitzka Department of Political Science, and Arena—Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo, Norway
  • Cathrine Holst Arena—Centre for European Studies, University of Oslo, Norway


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Abstract:  Expertise has played a pivotal role in EU executives since the European Union (EU) was established, but its significance is arguably increasing and takes on new shapes. This issue explores the role and use of expert knowledge in decision-making in and by EU executive institutions.

Keywords:  decision-making; European Union; expert knowledge

Published:   31 March 2015


DOI: https://doi.org/10.17645/pag.v3i1.271


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